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  1. Grappling Bulletin: Kaynan, Mikey The Biggest Winners at Road to ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Kaynan, Mikey The Biggest Winners at Road to ADCC

    Jul 19, 2021

    The Road to ADCC was unique in that it was the first time an event ever featured a series of head-to-head matches held under ADCC superfight rules. As Mo Jassim, the 2022 ADCC World Championships organizer, explained, it was conceived to kick start the process that will culminate in September next year at the World Championships.
  2. Grappling Bulletin: UFC 258 Was Not A Good Night For Jiu-Jitsu

    Grappling Bulletin: UFC 258 Was Not A Good Night For Jiu-Jitsu

    Feb 15, 2021

    Grappling fans would have found UFC 258 hard to watch as two of jiu-jitsu's top representatives in the Octagon fell to their opponents. We look at what went wrong.
  3. What's Next For The Athletes From WNO: Kaynan vs Rodolfo?

    What's Next For The Athletes From WNO: Kaynan vs Rodolfo?

    Dec 13, 2020

    With the dust settled from WNO: Kaynan Duarte, it's time to look towards the future and what potential matches make sense for the competitors. As the official matchmaker for the event, I'm tasked with deciding the next steps for the athletes on the sports premier superfight event, and there are no shortage of options available.
  4. Results & Match Links | Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte Vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Results & Match Links | Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte Vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Dec 12, 2020

    Who’s Number One is back for one of the most anticipated grappling cards of the year! In the main event, one of most iconic grappling figures of the last decade, Rodolfo Vieira, will return to the grappling mats to take on Kaynan Duarte.
  5. Betting Lines Released! Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Betting Lines Released! Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Dec 7, 2020

    The online betting site BetDSI has released money lines for Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira. 
  6. Rodolfo Vieira Is A Legend, How Does Kaynan Duarte Compare? | Power Ratings

    Rodolfo Vieira Is A Legend, How Does Kaynan Duarte Compare? | Power Ratings

    Dec 4, 2020

    A truly great grappler is not only defined by the number of titles they have collected, but also the opponents they’ve beaten to earn those titles.
  7. Proof That Rodolfo Vieira Is The Most Dangerous Grappler in MMA (Seriously)

    Proof That Rodolfo Vieira Is The Most Dangerous Grappler in MMA (Seriously)

    Dec 2, 2020

    Once in a generation an athlete will appear and do the unthinkable. Barriers will be broken, records will be set and names will be written into history books. 
  8. WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira Official Event Preview

    WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira Official Event Preview

    Nov 28, 2020

    Who's Number One (WNO) will return on Friday, December 11th, for yet another massive card at WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira. The event will feature six no-gi matches, all 15 minutes in length and under WNO submission only rules. As always, the best in the world will collide on the WNO mat, establishing who is truly number one in the no-gi scene today.
  9. A Guide To Agility For Heavyweights | Technique Showcase

    A Guide To Agility For Heavyweights | Technique Showcase

    Nov 14, 2020

    Competitors at the heaviest weight classes are often associated with heavy, unidirectional passing. We often see the heavy, super heavy, and ultra heavyweights forcing their ways into their opponents half guards and then slowly grinding forward to earn a pass. 
  10. How to Watch Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

    How to Watch Who's Number One: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira

    Nov 10, 2020

    Watch the clash of ADCC champions on December 11 when Kaynan Duarte and Rodolfo Vieira go head-to-head in a submission-only no-gi match. 
  11. The Legend Returns: Who Is Rodolfo Vieira?

    The Legend Returns: Who Is Rodolfo Vieira?

    Nov 9, 2020

    Grappling fans are often cursed with short memories. We are always studying the trending techniques and keeping our eyes on the rising stars. It’s easy to overlook the most talented competitors of previous generations.
  12. Rodolfo Vieira Returns vs Kaynan Duarte At WNO!

    Rodolfo Vieira Returns vs Kaynan Duarte At WNO!

    Nov 9, 2020

    Generations will clash on December 11th in Austin, Texas, when Rodolfo Vieira and Kaynan Duarte meet at Who's Number One (WNO)! This match will be fifteen minutes of no-gi action, and take place under WNO submission only rules. The weight class will be absolute, but both athletes are expected to weight in a little over 200 lbs. More match announcements will be coming this week!
  13. In-Depth Match Analysis With Keenan Cornelius

    In-Depth Match Analysis With Keenan Cornelius

    May 28, 2020

    We got in four match studies for episode three of Into The Wormhole with Keenan Cornelius. I'll link all four of them here, but first here is the full episode:
  14. Ranking The Best 99KG Champs In ADCC History

    Ranking The Best 99KG Champs In ADCC History

    May 5, 2020

    Since its inception in 1998, the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) World Championships has been the premier no-gi competition, starting as a way for athletes from various disciplines to test themselves. Initially taking place yearly and then moving to a biennial affair, there have been 13 ADCC events so far in its history.
  15. Roldolfo Vieira's Comeback & The Most Exciting Bracket Of The Year

    Roldolfo Vieira's Comeback & The Most Exciting Bracket Of The Year

    Nov 13, 2019

    There's no denying that Rodolfo Vieira is a jiu-jitsu icon who will forever be known as one of the best competitors to ever step on the mat.